Definitions for Analogˈæn lˌɔg, -ˌɒg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

an•a•logˈæn lˌɔg, -ˌɒg(n.)

  1. Ref: analogue .

  2. (adj.)of or pertaining to a mechanism that represents data by measurement to a continuous physical variable, as voltage or pressure.

    Category: Weights and Measures

  3. (adj.)displaying a readout by a pointer on a dial

    Category: Computers

Princeton's WordNet

  1. analogue, analog, parallel(adj)

    something having the property of being analogous to something else

  2. analogue, analog, linear(adj)

    of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input

    "analogue device"; "linear amplifier"

Wiktionary

  1. analog(Noun)

    something that bears an analogy to something else

  2. analog(Noun)

    an organ or structure that is similar in function to one in another kind of organism but is of dissimilar evolutionary origin

  3. analog(Noun)

    a structural derivative of a parent compound that often differs from it by a single element

  4. analog(Adjective)

    in which the value of a data item (such as time) is represented by a continuously variable physical quantity that can be measured (such as the shadow of a sundial)

  5. Origin: Early 19th century; from analogue, from ἀνάλογος, from ἀνά + λόγος.

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